This page is dedicated to the B2B events the Travel Trade team are attending and/or organising.
We are sharing the agenda below to give you the opportunity to meet the team and connect with Scottish tourism businesses through these events. Joining us at an event, exhibition or business development mission is a perfect occasion to source practical information and take inspiration for your next programmes.
There are a variety of events to choose from which we will update regularly.
If you have any queries, please contact email@example.com.
|Name||Event Dates||City/Location||Market||VisitScotland Attendance||Description||Registration|
|UKinbound Annual Convention||20-21 September 2023||Live (Belfast, Northern Ireland)||Global||yes||Two days of networking event, seminars and workshops as well as 1:1 meetings with over 200 travel trade professionals from all around the UK and all across the industry.||via Ukinbound: follow the unique registration link in your email invitation, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|VisitBritain Spain Roadshow||16-19 October 2023||Live (A Coruña, Madrid, Bilbao and Barcelona, Spain)||Spain||tbc||An opportunity to meet with Spanish travel trade as part of a networking and workshop style event.||via VisitBritain, registration closed.|
|IFTM Top Resa||3-5 October 2023||Live (Paris, France)||France||yes (visitor only)||A three-day trade show for travel professionals to network with the French travel trade.||via IFTM, registration open|
|TTG Travel Experience||11-13 October 2023||Live (Rimini, Italy)||Italy||Yes||Italy’s key B2B show for the promotion of global tourism in the country.||via TTG, open for stand enquiries|
|IGTM||16-19 October 2023||Live (Lisbon, Portugal)||Global||yes||A community for golf travel professionals who are looking for a highly focused and cost-effective way to grow their business through pre-scheduled meetings.||via IGTM, registration open|
|GEM (ETOA)||2-3 November 2023||Live (London, England)||Global||yes||Global tour operators and travel buyers meet the best European product in this contracting event.||via ETOA, registration open|
|World Travel Market||6-8 November 2023||Live (London, England)||Global||yes||An opportunity for the global travel trade industry to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business. Businesses attending will efficiently, effectively and productively gain an immediate competitive advantage for their business and stay abreast with the latest developments in the travel industry.||via UK Inbound (members), registration open
via VisitScotland (non-members), notes of interest welcome
|Destination Britain India||19-21 November 2023||Live (Delhi, India)||India||no||VisitBritain’s showcase event in India giving UK international trade ready businesses the chance to meet buyers from India as well as attend seminars and workshops.||via VisitBritain, registration closed 20 June 2023)|
|Destination Britain China||22-24 November 2023||Live (Shanghai, China)||China||yes||VisitBritain’s showcase event in China giving UK international trade ready businesses the chance to meet buyers from China as well as attend seminars and workshops.||via VisitBritain, registration closed 20 June 2023)|
|VisitScotland Business Development Mission||28 November 2023||Live (London, England)||North America||yes||An opportunity to meet with agents and DMCs contracting for the North American market as part of a networking and workshop style event.||via VisitScotland, notes of interest welcome to email@example.com.|
|USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace||2-6 December 2023||Live (Los Angeles, USA)||North America||yes||For those actively working in the US market with established relationships with US tour operators. Attended by high level executives and offering a range of networking opportunities. Only a small number of appointments are able to be secured in advance.||via USTOA website, member login|
|Travelmatch||11 January 2024||Live (Oslo, Norway)||Norway||tbc||A full day B2B workshop where suppliers have the opportunity to meet with buyers and distributors in the Norwegian market.||via Travelmatch, registration to open in August 2023|
|Vakantiebeurs||10-14 January 2024||Live (Utrecht, Netherlands)||Netherlands||tbc||Vakantiebeurs is the leading consumer and trade show for outbound travel from the Netherlands.||via Vakantiebeurs, open for stand enquiries|
|Fitur||24-28 January 2024||Live (Madrid, Spain)||Spain||tbc||Fitur is the global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound markets in Latin America.||via IFEMA|
|VisitBritain Showcase Britain||25 January 2024||Live (London, England)||Global||tbc||VisitBritain’s showcase of British tourism products by way of short presentation to global tour operators, agents and DMCs.||via VisitBritain, likely only open to DMOs attending BIM, registration information to follow
notes of interest welcome via VisitScotland
|BIM Britain & Ireland Marketplace||26 January 2024||Live (London, England)||Global||yes||B2B workshop with a full agenda of pre-scheduled appointments.||via ETOA, registrations open|
|Scottish Golf Tourism Week||19-21 March 2024||Live (Kingsmills Hotel & Spa, Inverness, Scotland)||Global||yes||A unique platform for businesses in Scotland to engage with international inbound golf tour operators through face-to-face appointments, familiarisation trips and nightly networking sessions.||via SGTW, open for stand enquiries|
|VisitBritain Nordics Roadshow||7-8 Feb 2024||Live (Sweden, Stockholm)||Nordics||tbc||An opportunity to meet with Nordic travel trade as part of a networking and workshop style event.||via VisitBritain (closes 4 Sept 2023)|
|ITB Berlin||5-7 March 2024||Live (Berlin, Germany)||Germany||yes||The world’s largest travel trade show offers opportunities for meetings with German and international travel trade. Ideal for businesses already established or wanting to expand their offering in the German market.||via VisitBritain, not yet open|
|VisitScotland Connect 2024||17-18 April 2024||Live (P&J Live, Aberdeen, Scotland)||Global||yes||An opportunity to meet with tour operators, travel advisors and DMCs from global markets, looking to contract for 2025 and 2026, with some FIT conversion still possible for 2024.||Registrations now open|